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  • White supremacist charged with murder in Kansas shootings

    White supremacist charged with murder in Kansas shootings
    OLATHE, Kan. — A white supremacist from Missouri was charged Tuesday with murder in the weekend slayings of three people outside two Jewish facilities. Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., appeared by video in a...
  • Schwartz releases tax returns in campaign gambit

    HARRISBURG — Trying to dig herself out of a deep approval-rating hole with the primary election fast approaching, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz has released income tax records in the hopes of smoking out flaws in the personal finances and life...
  • Senators press Delphi for answers on recalled GM cars

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawmakers probing how General Motors used faulty ignition switches in many vehicles are turning their scrutiny to the supplier of the part, Delphi Automotive. A group of senators on Tuesday wrote to Delphi Chief Executive Officer...
  • Republican Candidates Race Toward $250,000 Threshold

    HARTFORD — With one month to go before the state Republican convention, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield has raised the highest amount of any candidate for governor in the all-important money race. McKinney had raised more than...
  • Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare"...
  • Immigration activists push House GOP in last-ditch campaign for vote

    WASHINGTON -- In a last-ditch effort to bring an immigration overhaul to a vote in Congress, House Democrats on Tuesday began targeting key GOP lawmakers in hopes of pressuring House Speaker John A. Boehner to act. The election-year campaign against...
  • Medicaid sides trade letters, hypocrisy barbs

    House Republicans held a press call this morning to decry the "just blinding" hypocrisy they've seen from Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. McAuliffe and Warner both complained last year of the tactics Republicans in the U.S. Congress used...
  • Murphy: U.S. Should Impose Sanctions On Russia

     Murphy: U.S. Should Impose Sanctions On Russia
    NEWINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy said Tuesday that the U.S. should assume Russia has invaded eastern Ukraine and immediately impose "crippling" sanctions. "I think [Russian President Vladimir Putin] is just goading the United States and...
  • Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening

    Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening
    Tea Party Fort Lauderdale is organizing a protest outside the grand opening of Charlie Crist’s South Florida headquarters grand opening. Members got an alert Tuesday morning about the protest, planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday outside the new office...
  • Hawaii governor apologizes for questioning Inouye death-bed drama

    Four days after questioning a death-bed letter at the center of Hawaii’s heated U.S. Senate race, Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized to the widow of its ascribed author, the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, and others he offended. But he stuck to his key...
  • Best tribute to Askew would be true campaign finance reform

    The late Florida Gov. Reubin Askew's most frustrating political campaign probably wasn't his 1984 run for president of the United States. More likely, it was his 1988 campaign for the U.S. Senate. Askew left that race almost as quickly as he entered. The...